Guadalupe Elementary School Celebrates Nine Years of Reading Partnership with Zonta Club of Cebu II

Guadalupe ES, DepEd Cebu City Division, Hosts Stakeholders Summit on Dec. 7, 2023 to celebrate the 9-year partnership with Zonta Club Cebu II in implementing Alimbukad: Basa Pamilya, a K-2 home read-aloud program.

During the culmination program of the 2023 Pambansang Buwan at Araw ng Pagbasa on Nov. 23, 2023, Vice President and Secretary of Education Sara Z. Duterte emphasized the significance of reading and developing the right reading habits among learners to achieve literacy. She also highlighted the crucial role of parents in cultivating these habits.

“To the children watching, I want you to know that reading will arm you with the strongest weapon to face your future,” VP Sara said.

Addressing parents, she added, “You play a crucial role in shaping the reading habits of the children around you. Your influence is invaluable, and I urge you to inspire and encourage the young ones to embrace the power of reading.”

These principles align closely with the efforts of ZCCII, which has actively promoted them since 2013.